Madonna, Madonna Louise Veronica exactly Ciccone (born August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan) - American artist, primarily a singer (mostly pop and dance), but also the creator and producer of music and movies, an entrepreneur and writer.
Madonna was born in Rochester, Michigan, the eldest daughter of a middle-class couples of Italian descent. When she was six years her mother died. Raised in Detroit, Madonna since the early years was under the strong influence of contractors associated with Motown, such as The Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas. These were the girls' vocal ensembles whose repertoire consisted mainly of songs about love, urozmaicanych while performing simple dance systems. The first songs of Madonna certainly had a lot of innocent sensuality of the songs of these artists. Madonna showed uncommon artistic skills already in the school, it is no wonder, then, that she won a scholarship to the direction of dance at the University of Michigan. Soon, however, at age 20, the future star dropped out of college and moved to New York, where he was employed by two known dance companies. While performing in Paris, she realized that her true calling is piosenkarstwo and after returning to the U.S. as a singer began working with two teams - Emmys and Breakfast Club. In 1982. decided on an independent career piosenkarską. Her first single recorded for Sire very successful, especially in American discos. Simple, carefree text and rhythmic music played on synthesizers made the song became a model of dance music that promotes hedonism and girls lifestyle based primarily on the fun. After a difficult period marked by troubles in his personal life and emotional well after the split from actor Sean PEN - her husband since 1985. Madonna released as a reflective album under the title "Like a Prayer", widely regarded as the best in her career. In 1998. appeared as mature album "Ray of Light", whose success helped regain its position in the market. The album will also note the significant progress Madonna's vocal technique that has been made in preparation for the filming of the musical Evita, where she played the main role. Ray of Light won its four Grammy Awards, which is a proof that in the late 90s Madonna is still one of the leading pop stars. The total number of recordings Madonna sold worldwide, is eight million. She has been repeatedly highlighted the musical Oscar - Grammy. Madonna starred in several films: "Desperately Seeking Susan" (TVP video: "Desperately looking for Susan"), "Dick Tracy", "Who's That Girl", "Shadows and Fog" (Video: "Shadows and Fog"), " League of Their Own "," Evita ". For the latter received a Golden Globe Award.
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